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Guide to mole drainers and cultivators at Cereals

New cultivations and drilling equipment from domestic manufacturers are set to dominate the working plots at the Cereals event, as implements in new and established ranges alike are put through…

Normac 2010: Dowdeswell 105 plough on show

First seen as a static display at Cereals, Dowdeswell's 105 Series plough made its debut working appearance at the Normac event. Aimed at the 150hp market, the fully mounted plough…

Normac 2010: Overum shows a push-me, pull-me plough combi

Here's a sight that is becoming increasingly rare in the UK - a push-me, pull-me plough combination. This Overum unit consists of a three-furrow FX front plough and, at the…

What are the likely trends in cultivation? Five makers comment

Tillage trends never seem to stay the same for very long. The drive to cut fuel and labour costs has seen ploughing and power harrowing cede ground to faster disc-and-tine…

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Case studies

RapidLab shallow plough impresses on Dorset farm

Shallow ploughing is nothing new. In fact the practice has been around ever since man decided – some time in pre-history – that inversion tillage was the way forward. Since…

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News

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Amazone adds baby model to Cayros plough range

To meet the wide-ranging needs of its customers, cultivation specialist Amazone has launched a tiny two-furrow plough to sit at the bottom of its popular Cayros range. The miniature soil-folder…

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Overum revamps CX plough range

Kongskilde brand Overum has launched a CX2 reversible plough range, which replaces the previous CX models introduced way back in 1995. Available in three-, four- or five-furrow versions and suitable…

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ZF and Pottinger design nifty electric-drive plough wheel

There aren’t many machines around that don’t have something on them designed or built by those clever people at ZF. And that doesn’t look set to change anytime soon with…

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Amazone ploughs bolstered by semi-mounted machines

Amazone's ever-expanding plough range sees another addition this year, with the firm now offering the new Hektor range of semi-mounted machines. Available in six- or eight-furrow versions, the Hektor is…

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Test and reviews

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On test: Four-furrow Ovlac ploughs

Since arriving on UK shores in 2012, Ovlac has made a surprisingly large dent in a plough market that has been dominated in recent years by the likes of Kverneland,…

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Six-furrow plough round-up: Specs and prices

If you thought the UK plough market was limited to a handful of well-known brands, think again. We suss out six-furrow offerings from 11 makers. For an implement that took…

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Video: On test - Hubert's seven-furrow plough

Late last year, Suffolk firm Agri-Hire agreed a deal to take on Dowdeswell’s engineering operation with a commitment to restarting plough production on a national scale. Dowdeswell folded last summer,…

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A round-up of new ploughs at Cereals 2016

There was plenty of evidence at Cereals 2016 that ploughs still have a significant role to play, judging by the new and improved models that manufacturers had on display. Whether…

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Video: On test - Hubert's seven-furrow plough

Late last year, Suffolk firm Agri-Hire agreed a deal to take on Dowdeswell’s engineering operation with a commitment to restarting plough production on a national scale. Dowdeswell folded last summer,…

Dozer plough shifts a lot of soil with not many hp

Suffolk farmer Paul Kerridge designed this furrow-less plough in the second half of 2009 and is about to make a first batch for local farmers. Called the Dozer Plough, it's…

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